Activity overview

Hike from Oeschinensee to Blüemlisalp Hut (2,840m). Learn the basics of glacier travel as a Swiss Mountain Guide takes you onto the impressive Blüemlisalp glacier.

The first day, hike unguided to the hut and enjoy a cooked dinner with spectacular views. On the second day, learn about glacier travel and spend the day out on the glacier with a profesional swiss mountain guide before heading back down (unguided) to Kandersteg in the afternoon.

Schedule 
This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.
Hike up to Blüemlisalp Hut in time for dinner at 18:30. The hike may take around 4-5 hours from the Oeschinensee gondola.
Start the glacier tour on the second day at 08:00 after having breakfast at the hut.
Pricing 
Price Adult: CHF 175.00
 
Price Child: CHF 175.00
 
Price includes: Oeschinensee gondola return tickets, overnight in the hut, dinner and breakfast at the hut, specialist equipment and mountain guide
 
Price does not include: Packed lunch
 
Guest Cancellation: The guest cancellation policy can be found here.
Important information 
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • The group must have a good level of fitness. This is a long two day activity.
  • Inform the guide if any members of your group have any medical conditions. E.g. Asthma, allergies or if you have recently received any medical treatment.
  • This activity is provided by an external company. By purchasing a service of a third party you are accepting the terms and conditions specified by the provider. We accept no liability for services brokered through KISC which are provided by a third party. The invoicing is handled by KISC in the name of the provider.
Equipment 
  • Comfortable rucksack
  • Boots with ankle support (no trainers)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Water bottle (minimum 1 litre, 2 litres in hot weather)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers, fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun hat and a warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Special medication if needed
  • Sun cream
  • Sun Glasses
  • Packed Food
  • Money                                   
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hiking Map, Compass & Whistle
  • Mobile Phone
Awards & Badges 
  • Swiss Explorer Award
  • High Adventure Award

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.07.2019 to 30.09.2019
Guidance 
Guided externally
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 days
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 175.00
Price child 
CHF 175.00
Programme theme 
More adventure
Category 
Hiking
Suitability 
Rovers
Group size 6 - 12
Minimum age limit 
from 16 years

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